Thursday, April 16, 2009
NASAA will host its annual Public Policy Conference on April 28 in Washington, D.C. to discuss the challenges facing the current financial services regulatory structure and outline policy proposals to strengthen regulatory safeguards for Main Street investors. The conference will open with a keynote speech by U.S. Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA), who serves on the House Financial Services Committee and is chairman of its Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises. The conference also features two panel discussions.
Panel One: Answering an Angry Public: Restructuring Our Regulatory System and Restoring Investor Confidence
Moderator: James Cox, Duke University School of Law
Panelists: Mark Cooper, Director of Research, Consumer Federation of America
Matt Kitzi, Missouri Commissioner of Securities
Donald Langevoort, Georgetown University School of Law
Panel Two: Risky Business: Rebuilding Market Integrity through Systemic Risk Regulation
Moderator: Joseph Borg, Alabama Securities Commission Director
Panelists: Monica Lindeen, Montana State Auditor
Sarah Bloom Raskin, Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation
Dean Shahinian, Senior Counsel, U.S. Senate Banking Committee
More information is available at the NASAA website.